Denise Winkler

Strategic Business Executive, Social Services

Google Cloud

Denise began her government career as an entry-level worker in a health and human services (HHS) agency. She rose through the ranks to serve as a Senior Administrator and advising consultant to state and federal agencies across the US. She has more than 20 years of hands-on experience in child welfare, TANF, SNAP, Medicaid/CHIP and child support.

Currently she is a Strategic Business Executive for Google Cloud. As a recognized HHS subject matter expert, she serves as the strategic advisor on current trends and issues in HHS and the role technology can play in improving citizen outcomes. She combines her “in-the-field” experience with her expertise in social services and information systems to help human services agencies identify where technology can be most effective.


Safe and Healthy: Lessons in Cybersecurity and Health Administration for Leaders

03/11/2020 15.00 - 15.30

Executive Track: Leadership (APEX)Channel 1Breakout session

Digital transformation is exciting—but there’s a lot happening under the covers. On-demand computing can scale and shrink according to the changing demands of a modern government, while offering improved security for mission-critical workloads such as healthcare and social services.

In this session, Google Cloud’s Managing Director for Public Sector Canada John Cousens welcomes former... read more